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Media Studies, Admissions Representatives Help ‘Make-A-Wish’ for Sick Teenager

Thom Storey, chair of the media studies department, was recently interviewed by The Tennessean regarding a teenager who visited Belmont as part of the Make-A-Wish program. Las Vegas high school student Taylor Hassman, 17, was diagnosed with cancer two years ago. Make-a-Wish, a nonprofit organization that grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions, provided Taylor with a trip to Nashville to attend CMA Music Festival events. During her stay she also met with journalism and admissions representatives at Belmont, where she hopes to attend classes beginning in 2009. To read the full story, click here.